The 62nd Merdeka Day is just around the corner. And there’s no better opportunity for us to embrace our patriotism and nationalism as Malaysians. Besides that, August is also a great month for all food lovers out there.

Leading up to the long weekend, several food franchises are offering tasty treats so foodies can do what they do best – eat, eat and eat. Ranging from set meals to fast foods and also desserts, here is a list of reasonable options to celebrate Merdeka day.

1. Kenny Rogers Roasters

Be prepared for an EGG-citing experience with their all-new salted egg chicken set, available for a limited time only. In conjunction with Merdeka special, Kenny Rogers has a special offer for their beloved fans. By purchasing 1 set of Eggstra-Sedap Salted Egg Chicken & Soup Meal, you can now get an a la carte Eggstra-Sedap Salted Egg ¼ Chicken for only RM6.20. Don’t forget to flash this visual at the counter ?

  • Valid from 29th August 2019 to 31st August 2019
  • Click here to get to know your nearest Kenny Rogers Roasters branches

2. Dancing Fish

If you’re a fan of Chili Crab, then you should try Dancing Fish’s new Chili Sambal Seafood Platter! Indulge in their variety of menus including Freshly Grilled Tiger Prawns, Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab and Dancing Fish at RM148 only. Not to forget, their signature Fried Man Tou dipped together with their Chili Sambal gravy is one of the highlights as well.

  • Valid from 16th August 2019 – 16th September 2019
  • Available at Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur
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3. Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine

If you are a Thai food lover, then Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine is the perfect place for you. In conjunction with Merdeka day, the award-winning Thai food specialist has organised a special giveaway for their fans. To participate, simply go to their Facebook page and tag 2 of your friends, and you’ll stand a chance to win a RM50 discount voucher.

4. Wondermama


If you can’t decide on what to have for lunch, then head over to Wondermama to enjoy a delightful lunch set with price from RM14.75 onwards. Every set comes with a free drink of the day. You will be spoilt for choices ranging from Nasi Lemak Pandan with Salted Egg Chicken, Mee Mamak with Satay Ayam, Bihun Soto Ayam with Ayam Goreng Kunyit to other interesting yummy options.

Additionally, everyone’s favourite Mama’s Burger is also back by popular demand! With a better version of your all-time fave Salted Egg Chicken Madness and also Super BBQ Beef Burger. These mouth-watering burgers are sure a must-try among foodies.

  • Valid from 10th August 2019 onwards.
  • Available at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya
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5. Thai Hou Sek

Thai Hou Sek has introduced a new set of menu called Thai Mama Noodle Hotpot available from 10th August 2019 onwards. For the Merdeka special, you can pair the noodle with any toppings of your choice from RM30.75nett (for 2 pax).

  • Available at: 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Arkadia (Desa Park City), Greens Terrace (TTDI), Mid Valley Megamall, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
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6. Inside Scoop

Featuring local kueh Apam Balik waffle in their latest menu, this is a definite must-try among dessert lovers. The new menu is set to launch this Friday (30th August 2019).

In conjunction with Merdeka day, Inside Scoop is also offering special deals for fans with RM2.10 discount off their original price:

  • Single scoop buttermilk waffle from RM15.40
  • Single scoop Apam Balik waffle from RM17.50
  • Free upgrade from buttermilk waffle to Apam Balik waffle available on 31st August 2019 only

Head on over to their Facebook page for updates.

7. Baskin Robbins

Apart from their usual 31% off every 31st day of the month, Baskin Robbins has a special deal for fans with their Happy Malaysia promo. The offer is valid from 1st August up until 30th September 2019.

8. GrabFood & GrabPay


It seems like 31 is a lucky number for Grab users! In conjunction with their #MakanMakanMalaysia promotion, Grab offers up to 31% off for both GrabFood and GrabPay. The details of the promotion are as followed:

  • GrabFood – Use the promo code HOTDEALS (Klang Valley area users) and HOTDEALS31 (outside Klang Valley area users) to enjoy up to RM31 off with a minimum purchase of RM25. Valid from 26th August – 6th October 2019
  • GrabPay – Receive a 31% rebate of up to RM10 with no minimum spend. Valid from 26th August – 30th September 2019.

For more info, click here.

9. Secret Recipe

Cake lovers rejoice as the best deal in town is finally back this Merdeka day! Just in time to celebrate the 62nd year of independence, Secret Recipe is offering 62% off for every 2nd slice of cake purchased. Valid for dine-in or takeaway on 31st August 2019 (this Saturday!), starting from 12 noon to 5pm only. Make sure to grab this golden opportunity and get your hands on their signature delicacies at a very reasonable price.

Visit their Facebook for more updates.

10. Texas Chicken

Big, juicy and crunchy, Texas Chicken’s signature chicken is simply irresistible. Happening for 1 day only, you can enjoy 2 pieces of chicken for only RM6.90. The set also comes with a free carbonated drinks of your choice.

  • Valid on 31st August 2019 (This Saturday)
  • To get to know your nearest Texas Chicken franchise, click here
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11. Chatime

Your favourite local boba tea store will be having a special AEON Merdeka Combo in conjunction with the upcoming National Day this week. You can now get 2 small cups of Chatime drinks for only RM12.

  • Promo lasts until 2nd September 2019
  • Applicable at Chatime AEON outlets only (click here to get to know your nearest branches)

There you have it! We hope that you’ll enjoy these deals, guys, and a Happy Merdeka from all of us at Hype Malaysia ?

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